Dr. Oleksii Barash, IVF Laboratory Director

Dr. Oleksii Barash Lab Director | RSC SF Bay Area

Oleksii Barash, Ph.D., HCLD

IVF Laboratory Director

The lab at RSC was amazing and their embryologist was highly rated. They really knew what they were doing … We felt very confident that things were handled carefully and professionally.

M. K.

Dr. Oleksii Barash has served as a laboratory director at Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area since January 2021 and has held a position with the lab since 2012. He is a board-certified, high-complexity clinical lab director (HCLD) in the discipline of embryology.

Dr. Barash is also a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.

His areas of interest include preimplantation embryo culture, preimplantation genetic testing, machine learning, and data driven clinical decision making during infertility treatment.

Dr. Barash is fluent in English, Russian and his native language Ukrainian. His hobbies are hiking, photography, software development, traveling and reading.


  • Bachelor of Science in biology: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
  • Master of Science: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
  • Master of Science: University of Leeds, UK
  • Ph.D. in cytology, cell biology and histology: Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine